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Information and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.  Hospital visiting restrictions now in place.

For Researchers


The NHSGGC Biorepository, as part of the NRS Biorepository Network, aims to provide researchers with efficient access to a wide range of high-quality and well-characterised tissue for use in research. You can download our latest user manual here.

We are independently accredited to oversee governance on collection, storage and release of biological materials obtained from informed, consenting patients for use in medical research.

A streamlined pathway supports researchers in obtaining tissue samples and discussing the design and costing of projects across a range of clinical specialties:


Autoimmune & Inflammation Hepatology Oral & Dental
Cancer Mental Health Studies Orthopaedics
Cardiovascular Metabolic & Endocrine Paediatrics
Dermatology Microbiology Regenerative Medicine
Diabetes Musculoskeletal Renal
Gastroenterology Neurology Reproductive Health
Haematology Opthalmology Respiratory


It is important that you contact us as soon as possible at the start of your research discussions to ensure that we can assist you with your requirements and deliver on time for your needs.

Click here to access the application website or contact us directly.


Last Updated: 10 January 2022